have to show respect to those generations of risk-takers who came before you. just an endless multitude of artists and visionaries who at one time felt like you.
the struggle for expression within and through a medium. how to say those things which could not easily be put into words. to show your mood, meaning, or emotion with arcs of light, proportions, composition, and angles.
we find ourselves repeating the motions, tracing the lines, and echoing the techniques, but we are all slightly off the bell-curve of collective intent.
each attempt a unique set of calculations and worth it to see it through, successes or failures, renown or private anonymity, lesson or example. wherever you find the inspiration, it is noteworthy to recognize and thank your predecessors. they know all about it, and can be your guides in rough times.